Service Care Solutions Ltd

Housing Litigation Paralegal

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a London Borough Council who are seeking a Legal Assistant to join the Housing department of their legal team.

The role has come about due to an increase in demand and to join them on a contract basis.



ROLE: Legal Assistant
LOCATION: London
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing
RATE: £16.00 to £19.00 per hour, 36 hours per week

The Role



  • To assist the Lawyer sin progressing full caseloads of matters related to housing law

  • The role is to assist on residential possession actions, drafting and issuing possession proceedings and advocacy in the county court

  • Applying for bailiff warrants and some disrepair matters



The Person



  • An academic qualification or relevant working experience in a similar role would be a minimum requirement

  • At least 6 months' worth of Paralegal / Legal Assistant work experience within a Housing team is essential

  • Previous local authority experience would be highly desirable but not essential

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to communicate well across levels


If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email Lloyd.stanley@servicecare.org.uk.

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.




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